Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic

The novel coronovirus crisis has affected nearly the entire planet. We urge everyone to follow precisely the rules enforced by their government and the advice of established health institutions.

A New Year Message

This year has Senju Kannon or Thousand-Armed Avalokitêśvara as its patron deity, with the seed syllable hrīḥ.

The Six Days of Fasting

Dedicated practitioners in China and Japan observe the 六斎日 rokusainichi, six days of fasting, rigorous practice and strict observance of the Precepts.